Tag - education

Deception of Education (in India)

The purpose of education from kindergarten to the 8th standard is not clear to anyone. Without a goal, a school cannot be held responsible to a standard. This has resulted in a multi-fold increase in the price of education at the school level.

Vawsum wants to help schools connect with parents & students

Vawsum is a Kolkata based startup that is attempting to bridge the gap between parents and teachers in schools. This is a problem that a number of companies in the West have made great headway on – apps like Remind and ClassDojo pioneered this space. In India, however, this space is still...

80 seats. 8,000 candidates. 100% failure rate

As many as 8,000 candidates appeared for an examination conducted for 80 posts of accountant in the Goa government, but all failed the test. The candidates, all graduates, needed to secure a minimum of 50 marks out of the total 100 to qualify but none got it, a senior official said on condition of...